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All the Bright Places sheds light on teen issues

Based on the book by Jennifer Niven, “All the Bright Places” is a movie that will send you to tears and make you look at the world in a new light. Released on Netflix in February 2020, this film is a must watch if you’re looking for a new perspective of life. Directed by Brett Haley, …

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Gorilla women named MIAA Champions, men place second

The Pitt State women’s track and field team captured their fourth consecutive indoor conference title and the men placed second at the 2020 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships that took place from Friday, Feb. 28 to Sunday, March 1 in the Plaster Center.   The women compiled a total of …

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PSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Hosts Concert

Concerts showcase the work that musicians’ practice for. On Thursday Feb. 20, the PSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band hosted a concert. The event took place from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The band was under the direction of PSU professor of music, Douglas Whitman and the …

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AMMT welcomes businesses from across the country for Company Day

Pittsburg State’s Architectural Manufacturing Management and Technology (AMMT) program welcomed businesses from across the country at the 2020 AMMT Company Day. The company day event was on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kansas Technology Center (KTC).   This event helped students in the AMMT program find internships, jobs and learn more about …

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Speaker gives insight into racial issues in real estate

Angel Jewel Tucker, a librarian from Kansas City, spoke at Pitt State about racial issues in real estate. The event took place on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m. in the Overman Student Center as part of the Black History month activities put on by the Black Student Association (BSA). Tucker spoke about a project she helped start through …

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Capital punishment necessary in certain cases

Defining laws and policies is a difficult thing to do because everyone has different opinions about what should and shouldn’t be allowed.   Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is an issue that many have trouble finding common ground on. The death penalty is defined by Google as “the legally authorized killing …

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City fills positions on city advisory boards

Pittsburg City Commissioners filled volunteer positions on the Active Transportation and Airport Citizen Advisory Boards during the regularly scheduled Commission meeting, Feb. 25, 2020.        For the Active Transportation Board, Commissioners appointed Erin Fletcher to represent the disability community, and Reno Cecora to represent residents in the Northeast quadrant of Pittsburg. The Active Transportation Advisory Board has seven members whom each serve a four-year term. Four of the appointees represent each quadrant of the city, which is divided by the intersection of Fourth Street and Broadway. Two additional appointees represent the local healthcare industries and non-profit organizations, …

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Club Baseball sweeps series against Truman

The Club Baseball team swept a three-game series against Truman State University on Saturday, Feb. 22. The home series was played at Jaycee Ballpark on Saturday, Feb. 22. The team won game one 3-2, game two 5-2 and game three 5-0. All three games were conference games.   Drew Roy, Club Baseball President and senior in business management, was pleased with the outcome of the …

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